U.S. global leadership
January 08, 2021
What Are Asian Governments Saying About the Storming of the US Capitol?
By The Diplomat
A collection of official statements from across the Asia-Pacific.
December 30, 2020
4 Predictions for Defense, Strategy, and Technology in 2021
By Jacob Parakilas
From armed robots and cyberattacks to grand strategic questions, four things to watch in the new year.
August 08, 2020
China’s Human Rights Abuses Invite US Leadership
By Pierfilippo M. Natta
The oppression in Xinjiang is a test as to whether nations actually adhere to the principle of Responsibility to Protect.
April 14, 2020
How the West Failed the Rest in the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Xie Tao
There is renewed discussion in some corners of the world about the decline of the West. Does that mean China is poised to lead?
February 14, 2020
US Must Recapture Lost Ground in Southeast Asia or Risk Being Shut Out
By John Goyer
The “State of Southeast Asia 2020” report is a warning bell for American influence in the region.
October 12, 2018
Trump, China, and Ah Q
By Kerry Brown
Trump proves that the spirit of Lu Xun’s Ah Q is alive and well in China.
September 11, 2018
Essence of American Leadership: The Legacy of Senator John McCain
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Richard Fontaine.
July 25, 2018
Can US Isolationism Boost EU-China Relations?
By Francesco S. Montesano
Lessons from the 20th EU-China Summit.
June 12, 2018
What the G7 Fiasco Means for Japan
By Mina Pollmann
Japan's goals -- maintaining the U.S.-Japan alliance and upholding the liberal international order -- have never been more at odds.
April 28, 2018
Will China Replace the US Global Role?
By Xue Li and Cheng Zhangxi
China has neither the will nor the capacity to replace the United States as world leader.
January 04, 2018
As America Withdraws From Latin America, China Steps in
By Antonio C. Hsiang
With so little opposition from the United States, China’s Belt and Road Initiative will easily extend to Latin America.
July 26, 2017
American Tianxia: What If This Isn't the Chinese Century?
By Francis P. Sempa
Salvatore Babones’s book challenges the narrative of U.S. decline and Chinese global dominance.
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